Ship owners and charterers to take centre stage in key industry discussion during LISW23

Leading international ship owners and charterers will play a significant role in the Headline Conference at this year’s London International Shipping Week 2023 (LISW23), which takes place at the Thames-side headquarters of the International Maritime Organization on Wednesday September 13. Environmental matters will be central to discussions, particularly following next week’s pivotal IMO Marine Environment […]

Cyprus calls for HKC-compliant yards to be included in EU approved recycling facilities list

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber has welcomed the entry into force in June 2025 of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (Hong Kong Convention or HKC) following ratification by Bangladesh and Liberia. Global safe and sustainable ship recycling practices will have positive effects on human health, safety and […]

ONE enhances refrigerated container fleet with Carrier’s Lynx Fleet solution

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is installing Carrier Transicold’s Lynx™ Fleet solution onto its existing fleet of Carrier refrigerated containers. Carrier Transicold is part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions. Lynx Fleet will be installed with the latest features, including Reefer Health, which comprises Carrier’s proprietary technology to monitor near-live […]

StormGeo continues Asia expansion with opening of new operations centre in the Philippines

StormGeo, a leading provider of weather intelligence and decision-support solutions for the shipping industry and part of Alfa Laval, announced today the opening of its new operations centre in Manila, the Philippines. The expansion in Asia-Pacific will enhance the company’s long-term collaboration with and close commitment to customers in this region. “The launch of our […]

Grimaldi introduces ‘greenest ro-ro ships in the world’ on Venice-Bari-Patras line

Starting this week, the regular ro-ro line operated by the Grimaldi Group between Venice, Bari and Patras will be served by two of the company’s ‘green giants’, the state-of-the-art hybrid vessels Eco Catania and Eco Malta. The Neapolitan shipping group, in synergy with the Port System Authorities of the Northern Adriatic Sea and of the […]

ClassNK issues requirements for strength assessment incorporating latest wave data

ClassNK has released ‘Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment (Edition 3.0)’. Following the revision of IACS Recommendation No. 34, these guidelines specify the requirements for conducting hull strength assessments based on the latest wave data. ClassNK’s Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships and IACS CSR stipulate that hull […]

Bilbao and Amsterdam sign agreement to develop new European renewable hydrogen corridor

Port of Bilbao and Port of Amsterdam, together with the Energy Agency of the Basque Government (EVE), Petronor, SkyNRG, Evos Amsterdam and Zenith Energy Terminals, earlier this month signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to join forces for the development of a renewable hydrogen corridor between Bilbao and Amsterdam, focusing on the maritime route between […]